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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 
AphiaID: 205082

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexacorallia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulinidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrea retiformis Lamarck, 1816 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulinidae Verrill, 1865
Sources  original description Milne Edwards H, Haime J. 1848. Note sur la classification de la deuxième tribu de la famille des Astréides. Académie Des Sciences, Paris, Comptes Rendus 27: 490–497. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea australensis (Milne Edwards, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea columella Crossland, 1948
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea deformis Veron, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea edwardsi Chevalier, 1971
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea favulus (Dana, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea minuta Veron, 2000
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea pectinata (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea ramosa Veron, 2000
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea retiformis (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea stelligera (Dana, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea thecata Veron, DeVantier & Turak, 2000

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea aspera Verrill, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelastrea aspera (Verrill, 1866)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea benhami Vaughan, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea australensis (Milne Edwards, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea bournoni Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea retiformis (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea capitata Studer, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea edwardsi Chevalier, 1971
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea coronalis Quelch, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea pectinata (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea equisepta Nemenzo, 1959 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelastrea aspera (Verrill, 1866)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea favistella (Dana, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea pectinata (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea grayi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea pectinata (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea halicora (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites halicora (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea hombroni (Rosseau, 1854) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea stelligera (Dana, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea incrustans Duncan, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelastrea aspera (Verrill, 1866)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea laxa (Klunzinger, 1879) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipsastraea laxa (Klunzinger, 1879)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea mantonae Crossland, 1952 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelastrea aspera (Verrill, 1866)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea palauensis (Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelastrea palauensis (Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea parvistella (Dana, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea edwardsi Chevalier, 1971
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea peresi (Faure & Pichon, 1978) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamontastraea peresi (Faure & Pichon, 1978)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea planulata Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea pectinata (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea quoyi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea pectinata (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea regularis Chevalier, 1971 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea pectinata (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea rudis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites pentagona (Esper, 1795)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea serrata Ortmann, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipsastraea pallida (Dana, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea seychellensis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites abdita (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea simplicitexta Umbgrove, 1942 † accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParasimplastrea simplicitexta (Umbgrove, 1942) † accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlastomussa simplicitexta (Umbgrove, 1942) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea solida Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea edwardsi Chevalier, 1971
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea spectabilis (Verrill, 1872) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelastrea aspera (Verrill, 1866)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are massive, usually spherical or elongate. Corallites are monocentric and cerioid to polycentric and meandroid. Paliform lobes are well developed. Meandroid colonies have well-defined columella centres. Polyps are extended only at night (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Astraea retiformis Lamarck, 1816 (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205082
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Date   action   by
1997-02-03 14:17:27Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-09-12 06:54:36Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2013-02-06 17:41:18Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2014-03-16 13:26:33Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Goniastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205082 on 2014-08-31
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